The aims of the COVID-19 Public Transport Retrofit Fund are to install measures to increase capacity, improve public confidence and reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission on public, school and community transport services operating within Scotland.
Public transport operators in Scotland may apply for funding subject to meeting the fund’s eligibility criteria. Before commencing the application process please read the following guidance documents outlining the eligibility criteria here
and speak with your vehicle insurance provider and / or local authority licensing agency regarding the potential changes to your vehicles.
Should you wish to save and return to your application form at a later time, there is opportunity to do so at the bottom of each page. Please click on ‘save and continue later’ and complete the requested information for an email link to return to the form later.
Within this application, the following documents will be requested, so please have these ready to be uploaded:
- Taxi licence and renewal confirmation where relevant
- Quote(s) or Invoice(s)
If you have any queries relating to the COVID-19 Public Transport Retrofit Fund eligibility criteria or application process please contact the team at TransportRetrofit@est.org.uk or alternatively call us on 01313700488.